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Union representing bus drivers seeks influence on BaltimoreLink plans

Union representing bus drivers seeks influence on BaltimoreLink plans

The city's transit workers union says that when it comes to redesigning Baltimore's bus routes, input is needed from a group of people intimately familiar with the transportation system — the drivers.

So on Saturday, the union offered it.

A 67-page report, "A People's Alternative to BaltermoreLink," calls for the construction of a bus rapid transit system along 14 miles of area streets. It was drafted by Walter Hook, vice president of BRT Planning International.

"My members are the experts," David McClure, president of Local 1300 of the Amalgamated Transit Workers Union, said at a meeting at the organization's Remington headquarters....

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